Are We Heading Toward Dan and Bethel?
Jereboam set up golden calves at Dan and Bethel to keep the people from returning to Jerusalem to offer sacrifices. He feared the people would give their allegiance to Rehoboam when they went to worship there. This was contrary to the instructions given by God concerning the place, time and object of worship. While many have not set up an actual golden calf today, they do have…
The golden calf of modern worship.
- The social gospel.
- Unity in diversity.
- Mechanical instruments.
- Women teaching over men in the assembly.
The golden calf of recreation.